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Aug 12, 2011 12:35am EDT
're at the [ cheers and applause ] jimmy fallon, the emmy [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: going to be a fun show tonight. welcome, everybody. that's a great crowd. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," you guys. hey, listen to this. president obama took campaign volunteers out for burgers yesterday and apparently he left a 35% tip. [ light laughter ] man, that guy is so generous with china's money. it is -- [ laughter ] speaking of the economy, i read that aol stocks dropped 20% this week. it's not good. when i signed on, the guy was like, "welcome. can i crash at your place for a while?" [ laughter ] i was like -- "you've got -- a futon, right? [ laughter ] it's fine. i'll sleep on the floor." [ light laughter ] this isn't good. after all the rioting in london t
NBC
Aug 18, 2011 12:35am EDT
and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome, everybody. thank you for watching. thank you to you. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." let's do -- i'm going to do "the history of rap part two" right now, we're going to -- no, i'm just kidding. [ light laughter ] let's get into the show. this is pretty crazy, you guys. the city of london has fined president obama for the traffic he caused while visiting back in may, which raises the question, are there any countries we don't owe money to at this point? [ laughter ] this is interesting, i heard that "law & order svu" will air an episode based on the arnold schwarzenegger scandal. yeah, the disclaimer says, "the following story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or his maid, mildred." [ laughter ] [ as arnold ]
NBC
Aug 3, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, that's what i'm talking about. hey! what's happening, buddy? that's nice. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody! oh man. [ cheers and applause ] going to be a good show. i got that feeling. hey, listen to this, you guys. a new poll found that 77% of americans think lawmakers acted like spoiled children during the debt ceiling debate. yeah. [ laughter ] in response, lawmakers issued a statement saying, nuh-uh. [ laughter ] you act like spoiled children. why are you hitting yourself? why are you hitting yourself? [ laughter ] hey, it's rumored that charlie sheen checked his ex-wife brooke mueller out of rehab in mexico and brought her to another facility. which begs the question, what
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 12:35am EDT
♪ every night my ♪ try it, try it, try it teeth are falling out ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow, thank you very much. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. welcome. welcome to the show. [ cheers ] thank you so much. hey, the heat is -- i'm sorry, everybody. >> audience member: love you! woo! >> jimmy: the heat -- the heat is just brutal out there. it was over 100 degrees here in new york city today. it was so hot out there, al roker walked two blocks and won a wet t-shirt contest. [ laughter ] >> steve: i'll take it. >> jimmy: have you guys seen this? in a new interview, president obama has said he wants a debt ceiling deal for his 50th birthday. then he was like, "but if i can't have that, ipad." [ laughter ] here's some business news, b
NBC
Aug 31, 2011 12:35am EDT
♪ nothing really let me show you what a ♪ jeff bridges and of course >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary rocrew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, man, oh, man! [ cheers and applause ] that's what i'm talking -- that's what i'm talking about! get it out! let it out! let it out! welcome to "late night." this is "late night," you guys, my name is jimmy fallon, and welcome to the show. hey, did you see this? last week, president obama's uncle, onyango obama, was arrested -- [ light laughter ] -- onyango obama. he was arrested for drunk driving in massachusetts. yeah. you could tell he was an obama because he was going left and then right and by the end, you couldn't tell what direction he was headed. [ scattered applause ] political, very political show. >> steve: cutting edge. >> jimmy: onyango. onyango. that's right, obama's
NBC
Aug 6, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey, everybody. what are you doing? nice to see you. welcome. welcome, everybody, "late night with jimmy fallon." that's me. you guys are in a good mood, tonight. i love it. [ cheers and applause ] good, i can feel that new york city vibe. hot crowd. thank you. i'm so excited, you guys. "rise of the planet of the apes" came out today. yeah. [ light laughter ] a movie about genetically-modified animals taking over the world. of course, you may know it by its other name, "jersey shore." [ laughter ] but it is -- was it yesterday it came out? either way, i'm so excited about it. that's right. last night was the season premier of "jersey shore." at the beginning of the episode, a can of bronzer leaked in jwoww's suitcase. [ light l
NBC
Aug 11, 2011 12:35am EDT
[ cheers and applause ] thank you so much, that was [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about, everybody. it's going to be a great show today, pals. nice to see you guys, welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, it's going to be a good show. i feel it already, yep. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a goody. you guys, there are riots in london, there's chaos in the middle east, economic disaster around the world but here's the good news. we have snooki on the show tonight, guys. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it's going to be all right, you guys, it's going to be all right. speaking of "jersey shore," in a new interview, "the situation" said he's hoping to start a movie career. [ laughter ] which is why today, he was like, "theatre
NBC
Aug 30, 2011 12:35am EDT
" >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- robert duvall emmanuelle chriqui musical guest, the cars and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we're back. [ applause ] we're back, oh, my gosh. welcome everybody to "late night with jimmy fallon." i am jimmy fallon and not -- [ applause ] >> jimmy: i'm jimmy fallon and not lady gaga dressed as jimmy fallon. [ laughter ] joe calderone, my name's joe calderone. do you believe this crap with jimmy fallon? [ laughter ] believe him, out there all the time telling jokes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: man oh, man, new york city spent the entire weekend preparing for hurricane irene. i don't want to say i overprepared, but tonight, everyone in the audience is going home with a box of d-batteries! ♪ [ applause ] that's right. look under your chair! [ laughter ] you'll find bottled water! [ laughter ] the
NBC
Aug 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
to find common ground in their criticism of president obama. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: only republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this. you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled. >> look, obama-care was patterned after the mitt plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign alive tim pawlenty pronounced no more timidity. >> her record is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone that's fighting sdwroosh if that's your view of effective leadership, please stop because you're killing us. >> reporter: texas governor rick perry made clear he is going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm pleased he is coming in because he represents the status quo. >> you raise your hand. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this has been the most contentious debate. saturday comes the iowa straw poll that is sure
NBC
Aug 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
hopefuls made their pitches to iowa voters today at the annual iowa straw poll. steve handlesman is live with more on the big day. hi, steve. >> reporter: hi, jim. it's a beautiful cool evening here in central iowa. there was an air of ang anticipation. now they're counting the straw poll ballots. there's a delay, we're told, because of all the write-in ballots. that may be the rick perry factor. a lot of people told me today they were going to write in the name of the texas governor who just today became an official candidate, so he wasn't on the ballot. so he rained on the parade here. he tried to kind of upstage the party, that a lot of republicans focus on. this is their baby. they're really focused on the effect on the republican race that this straw pole has. it's like a fair. with lots of food, lots of people, and bands. but the stars are republican candidates, like rick santorum. and tim pawlenty. tea partier michele bachmann. libertarian ron paul, and others. mitt romney was not in the state. iowaians came to the straw poll not for the music, but they waited in long lines to cas
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 7:00pm EDT
shaped it, steve jobs. >>> and later, what we're learning about how moammar gadhafi lived. richard engel takes us inside his compound to see what nay found. i's come pound to see what they found. could be working better. pound to see what they found. pound to see what they found. things your body doesn't use could be lingering in your system, causing discomfort. but activia has been shown in clinical studies to help with slow intestinal transit when consumed 3 times per day. 7 out of 10 doctors recommend activia. and the great taste is recommended by me! whose non-stop day starts with back pain... and a choice. take advil now and maybe up to four in a day. or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. way to go, coach. ♪ [ slap! slap! slap! slap! slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ grandpa ] relationships are the basis of everything. [ grandma ] relationships are life... if you don't have that thing that fills your heart and your soul,
NBC
Aug 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
some new technology at bwi airport. hopefully it will make passengers safe. >>> i'm steve handelsman in iowa on this critical day between last night's debate and tomorrow's much-anticipated iowa straw poll. there's rick perry. what's he up to? how does it change the republican race for the white okay, you're the good cop. i'm the bad cop. look, it's still a great time to refinance. listen up, buster! we're not gonna pay any closing fees. i'd do what she says, friend. i can't control her. well, it's the "no closing fee refinance," so we pick up the closing fees. oh, you're gonna pick up the closing fees? yes. on average, that's $3,300 at closing. [ both ] thirty-three hundred?! that's a lot of donuts. [ male announcer ] visit capital one bank today to refinance your mortgage, and we'll pick up, on average, $3,300 at closing. what's in your wallet? i'm good. >>> tomorrow's straw poll in iowa represents the first major test for republicans in the race for the white house. the major candidates are working right now to get out their supporters, but two rivals who have not even declared ye
NBC
Aug 27, 2011 12:35am EDT
. because that's a funny joke. [ laughter ] funny joke. >> steve: just joking. >> jimmy: it's a funny comedy joke that people do. very funny. [ applause ] i think china's mad at president obama for meeting with the dalai lama. i mean, come on. obama doesn't owe them anything. except like $14 trillion. but -- [ laughter ] you guys see this? rupert murdoch was testifying in his phone hacking case today and a man attacked him with a pie. [ laughter ] he attacked him with pie. yeah. unfortunately murdoch knew to move out of the way because he already heard about the plan on the guy's voice mail. [ laughter ] so, he knew it already. he's like, that pie's going to come out right now. there you go. [ applause ] there she is. this is crazy. police in california found 68,000 marijuana plants in a national forest last week. [ cheers ] or as smokey the bear put it, "why do you think they call me smokey, bro?" [ applause ] only you can prevent munchies. [ laughter ] by passing those funions. come on, let me have one! [ laughter ] [ noise ] [ laughter ] [ imitating donald duck ] [ laughter ] that's crazy
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 11:00am EDT
without steve jobs quality. >>> plus, the workout equipment that can help you to strengthen your muscles and improve your balance. but first, here's what's hot o [ agent ] so your policy looks good, is there anything else? why did you buy my husband a falcon? thanks for the falcon. i didn't buy anyone a falcon. sure, you did. you saved us a lot of money on auto insurance. i used that money to buy a falcon. ergo, you bought me a falcon. i should've got a falcon. most people who switch to state farm save on average about $480. what they do with it, well, that's their business. oh, that explains a lot, actually. [ chuckles ] [ male announcer ] another reason people switch to state farm. aw, i could've gotten a falcon. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. [ falcon screeches ] >>> we're continuing to have a ball this summer with our workout. steve hayes is here to show us a great way to use what's called a boseu ball. tell us why it's called that? >> it stands for both sides used, bosu. both sides used. >> is this pretty affordable? >> very affordable. inexpensive. they have them at your
NBC
Aug 26, 2011 12:35am EDT
weekend, "jimmy fallon," emmy-nominated [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. that's the new york city crowd! right there, everybody. welcome! welcome to "late night --" welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everybody. hey, this is nice. today, michelle obama urged her husband's supporters to sign an e-card for his 50th birthday, which explains why joe biden has magic marker all over his computer screen. [ laughter ] hey, here's an election update. fox news will host the next republican primary debate on august 11th, in iowa. yeah, fox news will ask some tough questions like, "how much better are you than obama?" "why is obama such a bad president?" and, "man, can you believe we elected that guy?" [ laughter ] it's gonna be very intere
NBC
Aug 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
prompted a fresh wave of worry on wall street. steve handelsman joins us now live from capitol hill with the latest. steve? >> reporter: wendy, thanks. the european debt crisis has an effect to drive down u.s. stock prices. but an left say so does the worry that lawmakers up here on capitol hill cannot or will not help. wall street see sawed after jpmorgan chase sounded an alarm. >> a massive rebasing for expectations for second half growth. >> reporter: the new prediction is our growth through the end of 2011 will be just 1%, not 2.5. another worrisome sign, oil prices are relatively low. >> well, that's it. everyone is talking about the potential of a double dip. >> reporter: a double dip, a return to recession. there is worry one would start this fall. >> i think that would be a tremendous blow to business confidence, consumer confidence, neither which is particularly strong right now. and then i think you're worried about a spiralling effect and getting a much sharper pullback. >> reporter: stock and high-tech powerhouse hewlett-packard plunged 21%. bank of america, largest lend
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
for steve jobs at apple. >>> and dan's in baltimore. what's coming up, dan? >> hey, dorene, preseason game number three, it is just the preseason, but it is the biggest of the bunch. and here is why. the quarterback debate goes on, and we do have a starter. will it be rex grossman or john beck? [ martin luther king jr. ] i still have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream today! [ male announcer ] join us at the walter e. washington convention center on august 26th for a live roundtable discussion inspired by the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. pnc virtual wallet gathers your spending and saving in one place. credit and debit purchases, checks, bills, and other financial information. it lets you see the details as well as the big financial picture. so you can do more with your money. see what a complete view of your money can do for you at pncvirtualwallet.com. ♪ pnc bank. for the achiever in you. >>> there was another aftershock from
NBC
Aug 25, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: they've taken tripoli, but libyan rebels still have not found the dictator they have overthrown. moammar gadhafi. his spokesman insisted the erratic colonel is still in libya and he was heard on radio. go out to the streets and fight, gadhafi encouraged his supportiers. nato cannot continue, he said. the bombardment will not harm you. in ten locations around the capital, gadhafi loyalists were reported firing on rebels. and there was this grim scene. 30 bodies found in a pro-gadhafi camp. some men had been handcuffed and executed. tripoli is moving toward chaos. no one is in command. from benghazi to tnc, the rebel council, requested united nation's peace keepers. the u.s. government said good idea. >> we will look favorably at police support requests that come from the tnc to the u.n. the u.n. will have the lead, but we will look at how the u.s. can help. >> reporter: gadhafi's compound was ransacked, but the rest of tripoli now is it not like baghdad. >> this doesn't seem to be a lot of looting taking place, a breakdown of order now,
NBC
Aug 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
debate tonight. steve handelsman is live at iowa state university. steve? >> reporter: wendy, thanks. good evening. this preannouncement by perry is deductib definitely the biggest political news of the day, but it's not taking a lot of energy from all of the big doings out here in iowa, because perry is not here. he won't debate tonight, won't take part in the straw poll saturday. that's going to be here at iowa state university in ames. tonight, they'll debate here at iowa state university. but this whole thing kind of got rolling today, about a half hour south of here at the fair. day one of the iowa state fair in des moines. lots of stuff to eat and see. like the butter cow, life-size, made of butter. and fried butter. this is fried butter. here at the iowa state fair. and politicians. mitt romney in iowa today. his first visit back here since may. >> good to see you. thanks for being here today. >> reporter: romney has been focusing on fund-raising and on new hampshire. >> back in iowa, what's the iowa plan, sir? >> good to be here, thank you. work hard and win. >> reporter: it
NBC
Aug 2, 2011 4:00am EDT
giffords making a return to the capitol to cast her vote. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: finally a bipartisan debt deal through the house. >> the bill has passed and without objection. >> reporter: 174 republicans and 95 democrats voting yes, including democrat gabby giffords, back on the hill for the first time since being shot in the face in january. burned out lawmakers finally had something to applaud. [ applause ] >> reporter: many in congress heat the debt deal. >> but default for the united states of america is not an option. >> reporter: even in some in the tea party voted yes. >> it's not perfect, but it takes us down that first step to start getting out of this. >> reporter: the compromise plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away and form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. senate liberals are outraged at the first round cut in social programs. >> we can do that, but we simply can't ask one more dollar of shared sacrifice from the millionaires and billionaires. >> reporter: democrats think they'll win tax
NBC
Aug 3, 2011 4:00am EDT
-a rating, and the final details of the debt deal are still unfinished. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: 11 hours before the deadline -- >> senate will come to order. >> reporter: the debt deal passed the senate easily. >> the yeas are 74, and the nays are 26. >> reporter: republicans celebrated. they say they won. >> the spending spree may actually, actually, be coming to an end. >> spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> reporter: disrespondent democrats just got no default. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks. >> reporter: there's no new revenue, no tax hikes. >> for billionaires and multimillionaires to not be contributing to the arrangement we just made. >> reporter: president woim who signed the better averting default vowed to get the tax hikes that democrats demanded and do it this year. >> everyone is going to have to chip in. that's only fair. >> reporter: part of the debt deal is the super committee. 12 lawmakers who by december will virtually dictate deeper deficit reductions. president obama says that will require revenue hikes. >> reforming our t
NBC
Aug 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
on worldwide markets tomorrow, as well. >> problems on both sides of the atlantic. steve, does this downgrade from s&p hit americans' pocketbooks at home or not? >> there's plenty of confusion and concern about that, carl. we've never been in a situation where the world's benchmark debt, the united states, has been downgraded. so anybody who claims to know what they're talking about here, probably is making it up. there is concern, though, about interest rates, mortgage interest rates, credit card interest rates, some concern it may go up. but i will tell you, plenty of speculation on the other side that we've seen the worst of this. the market anticipated this and it's going to digest this latest bad news with pretty good equality the way it has with other things. >> michelle, steve, thanks. a quick program note there will be special coverage tonight on the markets, beginning at 8:00 p.m. eastern on cnbc. >>> tonight we're learning more about the attack on a u.s. helicopter in afghanistan that claimed the lives of 30 americans in the deadliest single incident since the ten-year war began. fo
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 4:00am EDT
for the moment. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard & poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the double-a plus rating. >> no matter what some agency might say, we've always been and always will be a triple-a country. >> reporter: but u.s. stock markets dropped sickeningly. the dow losing 5.55%. the s&p 500, 6.6%. the biggest drops in years. gold was up to an all-team high, $1,700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. >> no one cuts entitlement spending. no one cuts tax reform. instead republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people rather than what's in their own immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p's conclusion. >> reporter: the president said the downgrade could spur on new debt talks. >> our problems are imminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve it. >> reporter: that, in turn, raised the head of standard & poor's. >> it was a bit of a new sense of urgency that we
NBC
Aug 10, 2011 4:00am EDT
with impressive gains. steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: the stock markets were bouncing back the day after the big drop as federal reserve policy makers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates super low as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. >> the fed is out of bullets. anything additional it can could has a marginal consequence. >> reporter: hearing a negative economic prediction, the markets dropped. >> thank you for coming out. >> reporter: in iowa tea party republican michelle bachmann blamed president obama for the crisis. >> president obama and the politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. that's why they're in trouble. >> reporter: democrats slammed the gop solution. much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with 9 million to 14 million unemployed people, period. >> reporter: standard & poor's new york office, a plane flew a banner. thanks for the downgrade. you should all be fired. the fed move dwarn teed two years of easy borrowing could spur busin
NBC
Aug 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> and steve jobs announces his resignation as ceo. [ male announcer ] washington, d.c. a landmark of liberty and opportunity. at bank of america, we live and work here, with thousands of employees and hundreds of branches and atms. every day, we're working to help set opportunity in motion... from supporting the arts and howard university to helping revitalize anacostia and downtown d.c. because when you're giving, lending, and investing in more communities across the country, more opportunities happen. ♪ >>> in libya there is a $1.3 million reward out for moammar gadhafi. he the chairman of the rebels announced a pardon for any member of gadhafi's inner circle who captures or kills him. gadhafi says he will fight on until victory or martyrdom. there is no evidence that he has left the country. >>> texas governor rick perry pulled ahead of the g.o.p. presidential field. there is a poll of 1,000 republicans and independents. it was released today. governor perry has a commanding lead with 29%. the former front runner mitt romney dropped to second. ron paul and michele bachman are the top fo
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Aug 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. steve handelsman shows us the big storm spared the east coast from the devastation many had feared. >> reporter: start the cleanup. this was central park. new york is draining tonight. rhode island is taking stock. >> it's not as bad as we expected. it's much better. >> reporter: irene was a full-fledged cat 1 hurricane. this was long island this morning. >> pandemonium pretty much. it's kind of crazy. >> reporter: at least 15 people were reported killed from florida to new england. many by falling trees last night and today. flooding extended far inland. this was near philadelphia. and some rivers are still reported rising. now many of the millions who evacuated want to see if there's damage. this man in new york city. >> they said there was limited damage. they said there were power outages, but i don't know what to believe. >> reporter: charlie jones in north carolina. >> they won't let us back in. you've got to have a re-entry pass. >> reporter: with power out to more than half a million in north carolina and pennsylvania, many people are not being allowed home. the feds expect
NBC
Aug 1, 2011 4:00pm EDT
are in. and that deadline, of course, is tomorrow. steve handelsman is on capitol hill with the latest. hey, steve. >> reporter: wendy and barbara, thanks, good evening. here on capitol hill today, vice president biden was saying this crisis is over. that americans can now turn their attention again to job creation. if, he said, if this agreement passes. [ banging gavel ] >> the house will be in order. >> reporter: can speaker john boehner get enough republicans to say yes to the debt ceiling deal? boehner hassling to do. many in the tea party will vote no. >> the problem isn't the debt ceiling. it's the debt. >> reporter: some liberal house democrats will vote no. >> there's no balance. there are no revenues. god forbid would he ask, as the republicans call them, the job creators, the millionaires and billionaires, to pay anything. >> reporter: the compromised plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away. form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. if congress fails to act on those recommendations this year, broad spending cut
NBC
Aug 9, 2011 4:00pm EDT
to leave interest rates at all time low. steve handlesman joins us live from capitol hill. what a day, steve? >> it was a day, barbara. at least the market ends up higher which makes the fed look a little better in the eyes of a lot of its critics. the fed many believe not a lot more it could do. basically said to the politicians in washington, up here on the hill, down here at the white house, you've got two years to fix the u.s. economy and we'll stand aside. >> the stock markets were bouncing back a day after the big drop. as federal reserve policy makers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates super low as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. the markets, disappointed immediately dropped. >> anything the fed could do would have a marginal consequence. >> president obama was at the airport to greet the remains of those involved in the firefight over the weekend. >> president obama and the democrats have almost doubled the national debt in five years. >> reporter: the president made matters worse yesterday. >> an
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Aug 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
a deficit reduction plan that totals $1.5 trillion. steve handlesman join us from capitol hill with more on how this is being received on both sides. steve? >> reporter: doreen, thanks. this is actually going to be a double presidential proposal, a new deficit reduction plan, but more important politically, the jobs plan. >> how are you, sir? >> reporter: his job could be in jeopardy. president obama came to a county fair in illinois beaten down by the deficit fight, the downgrade and especially by high unemployment. >> there are some things that we could be doing right now to put our neighbors and our friends, some family members back to work. >> reporter: in a september speech after his vacation, the president will lay out a plan to build new schools, bridges and roads. >> and all those folks who got laid off from construction because the economy went south or the house bubble burst, they are dying for work. >> reporter: the obama jobs plan will include extending the payroll tax cuts he pushed through in '09, more infrastructure construction project and help for the long-term unemploye
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Aug 13, 2011 12:35am EDT
, saving people money on more than just car insurance. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: hey, everybody it's time to check in with you, our audience, and find out what you think about the issues of the day. and here to help us is our very own "late night" audience correspondent, jose. jose? [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. thanks again. thank you so much, higgins, you're looking extra crispy today. >> steve: thank you. >> hi-yah. let's find out what's on your mind, audience. you guys ready for this? [ cheers and applause ] well, let's do it, then. what's everyone talking about? where are you looking? hi. >> hi. >> how are you? what's your name? >> karen. >> karen? that's a beautiful name. my name's jose. >> hi, jose. >> hi-yah. >> hi-yah. >> how do you think you'd solve this whole debt crisis thing? oh. >> i will give that to my husband, walter. [ light laughter ] >> let's talk, walt. [ laughter ] sorry. all right, walter. is that a cell phone? [ laughter ] oh. hi-yah! hi-yah! [ applause ] uh -- hi-yah, walt. what would you do for the debt crisis? >> more jobs, more taxes. >> how a
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Aug 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
off ahead of the straw poll that will be held there this weekend. steve handelsman has the report from ames, iowa. >> reporter: all eight republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> the message is this -- you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled today. >> you came here to listen to the people -- >> reporter: and sort of got heckled tonight. >> obamacare was patterned after mitt's plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: tim pawlenty vowed no more timidity. he clashed with michele bachmann, the iowa frontrunner in today's corn poll at the state fair. >> in congress, her record of accomplishment and results is n nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. >> if that's your view of effective leadership with results, please stop because you're killing us. >> reporter: rick perry made clear today he's going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm very pleased he's coming in because he represents the status quo.
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Aug 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, of course, is tomorrow. steve handelsman has been following the developments. he's on capitol hill now, and joined just live. steve, thank you for being there. first question, i guess. this thing going to pass tonight? >> reporter: it looks like it will pass, jim. but i'm smiling. you have to laugh in a way at the way politicians talk around the facts to what they want people to perceive the facts to be. you listen to that sound bite from john bain e you would think there was a requirement for a balanced budget amendment to pass in this like there was in two previous deals he authored and got through the house. there is not. you listen to democrats, a lot of them are upset at the depth of the spending cuts. a lot of them are upset that there are no tax hikes in this package. but many of them are happy, and we'll talk a bit more about why they're happy later, that they feel that there be tax hikes coming up because of this plan, but there are no tax hikes in this plan. so to circle back, jim, to your answer, the house rules committee sent out a rule to vote tonight. it's been approved.
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Aug 20, 2011 12:35am EDT
, gentlemen. tomorrow night blake lively "jimmy fallon" happening right now. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> jimmy: thank you very much. this is a great new york city crowd. welcome, everybody. oh, wow,. it's going to be a fun show. welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon." oh, man. [ cheers and applause ] it's going to be a good show. hey guys, this debt crisis. the debt crisis is still a mess. in fact, this week president obama held a conference call with college students who are worried about the debt ceiling. yeah, the call started like this -- "you have a collect call from barack obama. will you accept the charges?" [ laughter ] not a good time. and listen to this. house democrats want president obama to invoke the 14th amendment, which would let him raise the debt ceili
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Aug 2, 2011 6:00pm EDT
out tomorrow, tax hikes still could be on the table in the future. steve handlesman on capitol hill with more on the story. steve? >> reporter: maybe in the near future. here on the hill, tax hikes remain possible because our deficit is still growing even though today's vote stopped default. 11 hours before the deadline. >> the senate will come to order. >> reporter: the debt deal passed the senate easily. >> the ayes are 74 -- >> a spending spree may actually be coming to an end. >> spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> reporter: despondent democrats just got no default. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks. >> reporter: there's no new revenue, no tax hikes. >> it's really unfair for billionaires and multimillionaires not to be contributing to the arrangement we just made. >> reporter: democrats led by president obama vowed to get the tax hikes they demanded this year. >> everyone's going to have to chip in, that's only fair. >> reporter: part of the debt deal passed yesterday by the house is a super committee. 12 lawmakers who by december will virtually dictate deep
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Aug 10, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, and appears to be the front runner. steve handelsman is in des moines with the latest on the race. >> reporter: iowa republican front-runner michele bachmann came to a plant near des moines flagging that unlike many in her party, she opposed raising the debt ceiling. >> let me tell you why all these terrible things happen. washington has been turning our money into monopoly money. so let's have a president. i want to be that president who makes government down into something manageable, so that all of you can have better lives. >> reporter: iowa polls put bachmann a few points ahead of mitt romney. he was in iowa today for the first time since may. >> my priority is creating jobs. >> reporter: romney is focusing elsewhere. tim pawlenty is counting on iowa, selling his record of budget balancing as the governor of minnesota next door. >> when candidates come through iowa, you need to make sure that they're ready for the job before you catapult them towards the white house and the oval office. >> reporter: but pawlenty is not in the catapult, pulling a weak third. he needs a turn-around in this
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Aug 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
-runner, but as steve handelsman reports, the man polling second aricht just in time to kick off an annual state institution. >> reporter: day one of the iowa state fair in des moines. lots of stuff to eat and see. like the butter cow. life-size. made of butter. and fried butter. this is fried butter. here at the iowa state fair. and politicians. mitt romney in iowa today. his first visit back here since may. >> good to see you. thanks for being here today. >> reporter: romney has been focusing on fund-raising, and on new hampshire. >> back in iowa, what's the iowa plan, sir? >> good to be here. thank you. work hard and win. >> reporter: it was hard today for the former massachusetts governor. >> hang on a second. hold on a second. i'll let you speak. >> reporter: hecklers gave rockne a warmup for tonight's debate. >> ready for an answer? i'm not going to raise taxes. that's my answer. i'm not going to raise taxes. and if you want somebody that can raise taxes, you can vote for barack obama. >> reporter: other major candidates tonight, michele bachmann, whose breakthrough came at the last debate
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Aug 17, 2011 4:00pm EDT
to blame him for the jobless rate. steve handelsman has the latest. >> how are you, sir? >> reporter: his job could be in jeopardy. president obama came to a county fair in illinois beaten down by the deficit fight you can the downgrade and especially by high unemployment. >> there are some things that we could be doing right now to put our neighbors and our friends, some family members took work. >> reporter: in a september speech after his vacation, the president will lay out a plan to build new schools, bridges and roads. >> and all those folk hose got laid off from construction because the economy went south or the house bubble burst, they are dying for work. >> reporter: obama jobs plan will include extending the payroll tax cuts he pushed through in '09, more infrastructure construction project and help for the long-term unemployed. and he will propose a new deficit reduction plan 4 trillion in cut, not just 1.5 trillion, tax hikes on the well off and entitlement reform. deficit cuts would help pay for jobs programs. sounds good to democrat ann crow. she is unemployed. >> so that's
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Aug 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> and a visionary resigns. steve jobs, the genius behind the iphone and ipad steps down as apple's ceo saying he no longer can meet the duties of his job. the decision about his health, and the impact on his company, today, thursday august 25, 20 1 11. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> i'm david gregory in for matt on a very busy news morning. take a look at the conditions right now in the bahamas. hurricane irene has slammed the island chain. there are reports that 90% of the homes on two of the islands there have been severely daniel. >> that word is chilling for a lot of people along the coast bracing for irene. just this morning, the first hurricane watch was posted for the outer banks of north carolina where evacuations are currently under way. >> already under way. but the real threat could be to the u.s. right here in the northeast as we've been talking about all morning. the most significant hurricane potentially to threaten this area in two decades. experts are warning people here to get prepared. >> we'
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Aug 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
to an agreement that has what might be considered luke warm support. steve handlesman has our report. steve? >> reporter: jim, thanks. it looks like the house, which is debating this weekend debt ceiling deal will take a vote and be done with it by 7:30. leadership says it will pass. it also looks now like the senate will not vote tonight, but instead will take up this deal tomorrow, presuming this deal passes the house. [ banging gavel ] the house will be in order. >> reporter: can speaker john boehner get enough republicans to say yes to the debt ceiling deal? >> i've got a big job to do here. >> reporter: many of boehner's house republicans are skeptical. >> the problem isn't the debt ceiling, it's the debt. >> reporter: some liberal house democrats will vote no. >> there's no balance. there are no revenues. god forbid, we would ask, as the republicans call them, the job creators, the millionaires and billionaires to pay anything. >> reporter: the compromised plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away, form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in sa
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Aug 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in for eagle! wow! if you follow him on twitter, he always tweets "it's go time." adam scott on 12 with steve williams, tiger's former caddie. he shoots a 4 under 66 and leads the tournament at 12 under par. eight golfers are within four shots of the lead. semifinals of the legg mason classic. donald young taking on stefnik of the czech republic. first set, young in the far court. stepnik comes to the net, this is cool, but the shot goes wide and young loses the first set 6-3. second set, serving in the far court, his experience just too much for young to handle today. look at this, overhead smash. advances to the finals tomorrow. >> all right, thank you, sir. that is it for us this evening. "nightly news" is next. hope to see you back here at 11:00.
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Aug 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. congresswoman michele bachmann grew up in iowa and appears to be the front runner there. steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: iowa republican front-runner michele bachmann came to a plant near des moines, bragging that unlike many in her party, she opposed raising the debt ceiling. >> let me tell you why all these terrible things happen. washington has been turning our money into monopoly money. so let's have a president -- i want to be that president -- who makes government down into something manageable, so that all of you can have better lives. >> reporter: iowa polls put bachmann a few points ahead of mitt romney, in iowa today for the first time since may. >> my priority is creating jobs. >> reporter: romney is focusing elsewhere. tim pawlenty is counting on iowa. selling his record of budget-balancing as the governor of minnesota next door. >> when candidates come through iowa, you need to make sure they're ready for the job before you catapult them towards the white house and the oval office. >> reporter: but pawlenty is not in the catapult, pulling a weak third, he needs a tu
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Aug 11, 2011 11:00am EDT
4 midday," do you dream of sculpted arms like steve hayes has? he shares some of his secrets with us. plus, it's a lot like speed dating. we'll tell you about a new effort to find homes for homeless pets. >>> but first, here's a look at what's hot on nbcwashington.com. >>> if your summer goals include toning your upper body and having great-looking shoulders, arms, and abs for those hot summer days on the beach or just so you can wear that cute little sundress with your arms showing, we've got help for you this morning. steve hayes is back with a great upper body workout and he says it only takes a few minutes a day, everybody day. >> well, really, every other day. you can go two days on, a day off, like that. you always want to get a rest period in between. >> how much time do you plan on spending with this? >> you can do it in 15 minutes. a good workout in 15 minutes. >> let's start with your aerobic tip for the day. >> it's nice outside, take the family for a walk. get a nice brisk walk in the park. not only are you getting an aerobic workout, but you're spending family time toget
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Aug 15, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. steve handelsman joins us from capitol hill with the latest. hi steve. >> thanks. he's the incumbent and the economy is bad. but president obama's theme today, and it's sure to remain one of his top themes for the next 15 months of campaigning, was and will be "don't blame me." he came to the midwest on air force one, but the president took a bus, not a chopper. and showed up in cannon falls, minnesota without a tie. barack obama, back in campaign mode. >> i'm not here just to enjoy the nice weather. i'm here to enlist you in a fight. >> reporter: his beef is with republicans who he blamed for our near default in s&p downgrade. >> you've got to send a message to washington that it's time for the games to stop. >> reporter: but the debt ceiling fight drove the president's approval to an all-time low. 39% in yesterday's gallup tracking poll, back up to 41% today. he was at 51% approval on june 1st. mitt romney, rick perry and michele bachmann, three leading republican presidential candidates, are encouraged by the sudden obama slide. >> that is not because he's not campaigning. its bec
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Aug 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. but the complaints have been especially harsh this year. steve handlesman joins us now with the latest. >> reporter: martha's vineyard is nice. no question. it's cool, it's calm, it's classy. but now it's not just an island. it's an issue. few said "have a nice vacation" as president obama left washington for martha's vineyard. ten days with his family on the scenic, exclusive island off massachusetts. where he went last year. barack obama's taken less time off at this point in his presidency, 61 days, than ronald reagan's 112 days, and george bush's 180 days. democrat john lewis. >> we all need a break from time to time. >> reporter: but on the viney d vineyard? republicans say that's obama. >> he's aloof, and he's not in touch with the american people. >> reporter: the gop website is offering obama get-away cards. one mocking his approval rating. in fact, the obama number this week on the economy is just 26% approval. this was atlanta today. see that huge long line? it was people at an employment fair. >> i'm just out here trying to find me a job to support me and my son. >> i look for a job eve
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